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How does housing impact health on the West Side? Experts weigh in

Unhoused people ages 24 to 44 are nine times more likely to die than those who have houses, research shows. Overall, people experiencing homelessness live 27 years less than those who are housed, said Thomas Huggett, physician and medical director of mobile health at the Lawndale Christian Health Center.  Yet homelessness among Black Chicagoans — […]